This past summer had huge challenges for me. By mid-April, I knew the veins in my legs from Our Little Pirate were already too swollen to ignore. Since then, almost every day I've had to wear these lovely, flesh-colored geriatric-looking compression socks over my legs.
Love these stock photos of them - trying to make them all sleek and attractive.
In reality these things are hideously ugly and HOT (as in temperature hot - not sexy hot). Very, very hot.
And as we moved into July, I slowly realized my body wasn't keeping up with the kids. Pretty much everything that wasn't necessary was dropped and if we went somewhere I couldn't sit down (or lay down), the plans were canceled.
So with a swollen Mom (in more areas than just the belly), three young kids, and a very hot summer - here's our favorite highlights...
And did we mention it's been really hot??
I've never been so excited for fall in all my life! Cooler weather, crunching leaves, pumpkins (and normal legs again) are just around the corner...